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aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
scenario - plot outline; screenplay(script for a movie); opera libretto; outline of possible future events
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
scanty - meager; insufficient