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defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
capricious - unpredictable; fickle
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
declivity - downward slope
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory