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poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
topple - become unsteady and fall down
festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty