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undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity