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aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
consonance - harmony; agreement
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
irremediable - incurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official