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protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)