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forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
cloister - monastery or convent
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
intangible - not able to be perceived by touch; vague
polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps