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::: hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
::: terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
::: pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
::: augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
::: pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
::: contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
::: pretext - excuse
::: slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
::: retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
::: compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt