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appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
determinate - having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
dauntless - bold; fearless
hoodwink - deceive; delude
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
pious - devout; religious; N. piety
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency