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centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
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
rile - irritate; vex; muddy
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth