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::: sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
::: monarchy - government under a single ruler
::: resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
::: musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
::: auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
::: understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
::: acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
::: adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another