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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
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
allay - calm; pacify
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
preeminent - outstanding; superior
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
pander - cater to (the low desires of others)