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conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
indict - charge; N. indictment
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination