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fortitude - bravery; courage; strength of mind
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on