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vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
personable - attractive (in personality or appearance)
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
choreography - art of representing dances in written symbols; arrangement of dances
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.