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::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
::: nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
::: relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
::: incommodious - not spacious; inconvenient
::: sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
::: lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
::: avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
::: brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
::: aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on