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precipice
sheer drop, usually a rock face
furtive
secretive, sly
placid
docile, peaceful, calm
frescoes
the art of painting on fresh plaster
amiable
agreeable, having a friendly disposition
coquetry
the act of flirtation
sardonic
mocking, sarcastic
equanimity
exhibiting composure or self-control
countenance
expression
precipice
sheer drop, usually a rock face
benevolence
kindness, goodwill
furtive
secretive, sly
deference
having respect, admiration
placid
docile, peaceful, calm
apex
a peak, summit
frescoes
the art of painting on fresh plaster
reproach
criticism, accusation
amiable
agreeable having a friendly disposition
citadel
a fort, refuge
coquetry
the act of flirtation
cadence
balanced, rhythmic flow, as ofpoetry or oratory
sardonic
mocking, sarcastic
equanimity
exhibiting composure or self-control
countenance
expression
benevolence
kindness, goodwill
deference
having respect, admiration
apex
a peak, summit
reproach
criticism, accusation
citadel
a fort, refuge
cadence
balanced, rhythmic flow, as of poetry or oratory
fatuous
foolish or silly
jocular
witty and humorous
eloquent
forceful or meaningful expression
peremptory
initiated by oneself
semblance
an outward or token appearance
begot
to cause or exist to occur
demeanor
the way in which a person behaves
imperturbable
unshakably calm and collected
contemptuously
manifesting or feeling contempt or scorn
lithely
readily bent, effortless grace
fusilladed
a rapid outburst or barrage
epithet
a term used as a descriptive subsitute for the name or title of a person such as "The great Emancipator" for Abraham Lincoln.
baleful
intending harm or evil
whelp
a young offspring of a mammal, such as a dog or wolf
valise
a piece of hand luggage
chivalry
the qualities idealized by knighthood, such as bravery, courtesy, honor and gallantry toward women