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solemnity - seriousness; gravity
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
accord - agreement
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)