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duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
igneous - produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
pauper - very poor person
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability