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leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
regicide - murder of a king or queen
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals