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poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
collage - work of art put together from fragments
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
acetic - vinegary
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows