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::: impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
::: adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
::: growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
::: fruition - bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
::: qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
::: demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
::: conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
::: sentinel - sentry; lookout
::: actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
::: maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated