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millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
suavity - urbanity; polish; ADJ. suave: smooth and courteous
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
subsequent - following in time or order; later
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater