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linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.