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brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
abrogate - abolish
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words