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constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
anonymity - state of being nameless; anonymousness; ADJ. anonymous
commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
cadet - student at a military school
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment