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comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
finale - conclusion; concluding part
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
underlying - lying below; fundamental
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty