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severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.