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recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion