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dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
suavity - urbanity; polish; ADJ. suave: smooth and courteous
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
gamut - entire range
paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting