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::: check - stop motion; curb or restrain
::: idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
::: remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
::: hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
::: hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
::: compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
::: elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
::: mischance - ill luck
::: voluble - fluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility
::: intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate