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motto - brief statement used to express a principle
evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for