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cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
misgivings - doubts
cistern - reservoir or water tank
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline