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parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
adore - love deeply and respect highly
forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern