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volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
partition - divide into parts
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
buffoon - stupid person; clown