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::: constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
::: euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
::: contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
::: swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
::: jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
::: felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
::: plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
::: tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence