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rile - irritate; vex; muddy
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.
incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave