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seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
cohabit - live together
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest