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plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
flair - talent
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn