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legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
enact - make (a bill) into law
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
converge - approach; tend to meet; come together
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
tranquillity - calmness; peace
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock