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leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage