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unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.