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restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium