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virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
equitable - fair; impartial; OP. inequitable
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession