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quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
facsimile - copy
epoch - period of time
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement