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waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic