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deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
regal - royal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
monochromatic - having only one color
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus