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alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
outgoing - sociable; eager to mix socially with others
abominate - loathe; hate
covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise