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relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence