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reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
spontaneity - lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint; ADJ. spontaneous: self-generated; unpremeditated; happening without being planned
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
incarcerate - imprison
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.