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::: assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
::: dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
::: centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
::: dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases
::: barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
::: regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
::: frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
::: onerous - burdensome
::: autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.