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::: respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
::: milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
::: indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
::: rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
::: primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
::: sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
::: politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
::: chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
::: ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
::: shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.