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::: aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
::: turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
::: goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
::: caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
::: pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
::: actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
::: asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
::: biennial - every two years
::: philology - study of language or words
::: discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination