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climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
alleviate - relieve (pain)
panoramic - denoting an unobstructed and comprehensive view; N. panorama: unbroken view of a wide area
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
composure - mental calmness
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;