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recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
potentate - monarch; sovereign
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
pauper - very poor person
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)