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cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
deign - condescend; stoop
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
gruel - thin liquid porridge
requisite - necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty