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indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
tenacity - firmness; persistence
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse