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recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
clientele - body of customers
peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future