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::: deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
::: abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
::: infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
::: implore - beg
::: espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
::: itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
::: apprehensive - fearful; discerning
::: aegis - shield; protection; defense
::: hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
::: perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss