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deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
congeal - freeze; coagulate
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
provisional - tentative; temporary
glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
pendulous - hanging; suspended