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::: milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
::: attest - testify; bear witness
::: retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
::: flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
::: cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
::: dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
::: grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
::: ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
::: proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
::: vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity