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remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
determinate - having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse