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assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
quotidian - daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated