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stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
partition - divide into parts