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respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
frail - weak; N. frailty
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven