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tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
hummock - small hill; hillock
babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.