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dignitary - person of high rank or position
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about