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fortitude - bravery; courage; strength of mind
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
incline - slope; slant; Ex. steep incline