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homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); ó
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate