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concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
saline - salty
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition