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exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
flora - plants of a region or era
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
gaffe - social blunder
benison - blessing
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote