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canto - division of a long poem
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
apparition - ghost; phantom
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile