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accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
fruition - bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
unwarranted - unjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.