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defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
callus - area of thick hard skin
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure