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::: defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
::: tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
::: indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
::: rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
::: vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
::: straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
::: catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
::: debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
::: bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
::: pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor