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absolute confidence in oneself; poise; self- possession


brilliancy of achievement


enthusiasm; eagerness for action


feeling of weariness and discontent; boredom; tedium

esprit de corps

feeling of union and common intrest pervading a group; devotion to a group or to its ideals


skill and adroitness in handling a difficult situation


sleight of hand; artful trick


vague feeling of bodily discomfort or illness

noblesse oblige

principle that persons of high rank or birth are obliged to act nobly


relationship characterized by harmony, conformity, or affinity


coolness of mind in difficult circumstances composure; equanimity

savoir faire

knowledge of just what to say or do; tact

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