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defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
jocund - merry
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.