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::: forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
::: overblown - inflated; exaggerated
::: encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
::: annals - records arranged in yearly parts; history
::: nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
::: accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
::: dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
::: surmise - guess; N.
::: balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
::: grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace