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::: concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
::: atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
::: clandestine - secret
::: bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
::: guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
::: denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
::: distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
::: incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
::: elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
::: covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)