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::: withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
::: abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
::: derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
::: dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
::: marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
::: allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
::: germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
::: pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
::: fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
::: attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration