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abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
humility - humbleness of spirit
requisite - necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea
vex - annoy; distress
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity