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brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
girth - distance around something; circumference
nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession