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Word: leniency

Definition: mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment


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::: mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
::: trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
::: ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
::: vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
::: nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
::: squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
::: sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
::: tremulous - trembling; wavering
::: merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
::: haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven