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temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye