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restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
addiction - compulsive habitual need