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diva - operatic singer; prima donna
judicious - sound on judgment; wise
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy