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aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
depict - portray
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
allegiance - loyalty
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
brackish - somewhat saline
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure