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grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
unintimating - unfrightening
deign - condescend; stoop
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work