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concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
gruel - thin liquid porridge
pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease