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stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
lewd - lustful
concordat - formal agreement
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear