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::: hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
::: proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
::: cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
::: discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
::: resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
::: delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
::: gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
::: procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
::: respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick