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shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
aptitude - fitness; talent
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
internecine - mutually destructive
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.