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muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
uniformity - sameness; monotony; ADJ. uniform: the same all over
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble