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virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction