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equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians