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discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
adversary - opponent; enemy
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea