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vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
choreography - art of representing dances in written symbols; arrangement of dances
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.