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cascade - small waterfall
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
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
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
pedigree - ancestry; lineage
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
cession - yielding to another; ceding
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit