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remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
unfeigned - genuine; real
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores