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::: patrimony - property inherited from a father
::: cogitate - think over; ponder
::: renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
::: staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
::: discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
::: parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
::: deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
::: punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
::: dazzle - make blind with a sudden intense light; amaze; fill with wonder
::: bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked