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waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
imperil - put in danger
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
accelerate - move faster
muddle - confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore