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::: retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
::: sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
::: interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question
::: decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
::: shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
::: entreat - plead; ask earnestly
::: abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
::: spoof - parody
::: nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
::: allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose