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foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing