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countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
colossal - huge
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer