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forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
annuity - yearly allowance
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent