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visage - face; appearance
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
quiver - tremble; shake; N.
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
inception - start; beginning