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reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent