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halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
indissoluble - permanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety