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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
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
nefarious - very wicked
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
retinue - following; attendants