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frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
aptitude - fitness; talent
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
convex - curving outward