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abode - dwelling place; home
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
berate - scold strongly
unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
composure - mental calmness