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dignitary - person of high rank or position
composure - mental calmness
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery