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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
::: shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
::: inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
::: replenish - fill up again
::: clime - climate
::: rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
::: interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.
::: mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
::: demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
::: viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme