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cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
corroborate - confirm; support; strengthen
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious