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repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book