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If you stammer, you speak with difficulty, hesitating and repeating words or sounds.

poise(n)  1.If someone has poise, they are calm, dignified, and self-controlled. 2. Poise is a graceful, very controlled way of standing and moving.
a man of poise  沈着冷静な人
b ricklayer(n) A bricklayer is a person whose job is to build walls using bricks.


constrain(v)  To constrain someone or something means to limit their development or force them to behave in a particular way.
admission(n)  An admission is a statement that something bad, unpleasant, or embarrassing is true.
elocution(n)  Elocution lessons are lessons in which someone is taught to speak clearly and in an accent that is considered to be standard and acceptable.
meager(adj) If you describe an amount or quantity of something as meagre, you are critical of it because it is very small or not enough.
designation(n)  A designation is a description, name, or title that is given to someone or something, Designation is the fact of giving that description, name, or title.
portray(v)  When an actor or actoress portrays someone, he or she plays that person in a play or film.
peal (v)

When bells peal, they ring one after another, making a musical sound.

nocturnal(adj) Nocturnal means occuring at night.
discreet(adj) 1.If you are discreet, you are polite and careful in what you do or say, because you want to avoid embarrassing or offending someone.2.If you are discreet about something you are doing, you do not tell other people about it, in order to avoid beig embarrassed or to gain an advantage.
claque(n) 【1】((集合的))(劇場・ナイトクラブなどに雇われて拍手喝采(かっさい)をする)「さくら」
boisterous(adj) Someone who is boisterous is noisy, lively, and full of energy.
checkroom(n) A checkroom is a room where you leave your hat and coat, espcially in a place of entertainment, In British English, a room like this is sometimes called a cloakroom.
bemoan(v) If you bemoan something, you express sorrow or dissatisfaction about it.
inclination(n) An inclination is a feeling that makes you want to act in a particular way.
cowhand(n) 牛飼い,カウボーイ
mortar(n) Motar is a mixture of sand, wanter, and cement or lime which is put between bricks to hold them together.
confectioner(n) A confectioner is a person whose job is making or selling sweets and chocolates.
marzipan(n) Marzipan is paste made of almonds, sugar, and egg which is sometimes put on top of cakes.
solemn(adj)  Someone or something that is solemn is very serious rather than cheerful or humorous.
grant(v)  1.If someone in authority grants you something, or if something is granted to you, you are allowed to have it.2.You use 'I grant you' or 'I'll grant you' to say that you accept something is true, even though your opinion about it does not change.
fray(v) If your nerves or your temper fray, or if something frays them, you become nervous or easily annoyed because of mental strain and anxiety.
…を恐れさせる,脅して追い散らす 〈行為などが〉〈神経・感情などを〉擦り減らす,緊張させる;気を動転させる,平静を失わせる
solemnity(adj) Someone or something that is solemn is very serious rather than cheerful or humorous.
dtest(v) If you detest someone or something, you dislike them very much.
taciturn(adj) A taciturn person does not say very much and can seem unfriendly.
impassive(adj) If someone is impassive or their face is impassive, they are not showing any emotion.
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