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impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
boon - blessing; benefit; something very helpful
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial