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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
edify - instruct; correct morally
lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
arbitrary - unreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals