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lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
cession - yielding to another; ceding
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
resolution - determination; resoluteness; ADJ. resolute: firm or determined in purpose
inanimate - lifeless; not animate
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage