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precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
figurine - small ornamental statuette(very small statue)
indisputable - too certain to be disputed; beyond doubt
senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society