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halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get