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forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest
antecede - precede
alcove - nook; recess
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace