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::: temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
::: inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
::: sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
::: unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
::: bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
::: recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
::: forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
::: gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility