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prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together