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::: renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
::: catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
::: seismic - pertaining to earthquakes
::: oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
::: linguistic - pertaining to language
::: idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
::: aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
::: nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
::: shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
::: regatta - boat or yacht race