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misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
incorporate - introduce something into a larger whole; include; embody; give material form to; ADJ.
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm