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inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
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
deluge - flood; rush; V.
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
empirical - based on experience
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf