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forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
unique - without an equal; single in kind
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
affluence - abundance; wealth
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome