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::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
::: wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
::: barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
::: compensatory - making up for; repaying
::: candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
::: fallible - liable to err
::: hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din
::: girth - distance around something; circumference
::: inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
::: downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward