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quietude - tranquillity; calmness
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
jubilation - rejoicing; great joy
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment