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quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered