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retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.