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crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water