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continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
baroque - highly ornate
unmitigated - (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
rendition - rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer