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commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
tepid - lukewarm; slightly warm;
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark