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tawny - brownish yellow
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
canto - division of a long poem
vying - contending; CF. vie
complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
linguistic - pertaining to language
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation