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unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
recline - lie down