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scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial