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compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
arsenal - storage place for military equipment
sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
bolster - support; reinforce
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain