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maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
alcove - nook; recess
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system