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suavity - urbanity; polish; ADJ. suave: smooth and courteous
sentinel - sentry; lookout
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass