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::: demise - death
::: checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
::: tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
::: assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
::: vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
::: implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
::: indigence - poverty
::: frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
::: equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
::: deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth