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moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
aloft - upward; high up in the air
clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy