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continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
concave - hollow; curved inwards; OP. convex
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief