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withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
subjugate - conquer; bring under control