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salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
gist - essence; main point; substance
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism