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::: definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
::: calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
::: grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
::: defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
::: capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
::: respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
::: offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
::: appellation - name; title
::: frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
::: penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent