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temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
component - element; ingredient
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
clasp - hold firmly within arms
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
epilogue - short speech at conclusion of dramatic work