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::: remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
::: confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
::: malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
::: solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
::: tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
::: zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
::: unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
::: dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy