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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
::: collation - a light meal; collating
::: devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
::: mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
::: revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
::: dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
::: materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
::: venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come