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alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
boorish - rude; insensitive
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
illimitable - infinite; limitless