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slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
alchemy - medieval chemistry
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
chicanery - trickery; deception
fluster - confuse; make nervous and confused; N.
knoll - little round hill; hillock