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valor - bravery; ADJ. valiant: possessing valor; brave
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
inverse - opposite
diva - operatic singer; prima donna
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization