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impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
indecision - irresolution; inability to make up one's mind
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction