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paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers