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precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
indecision - irresolution; inability to make up one's mind
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
outlook - point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook