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plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
conducive - helpful; contributive; V. conduce; Ex. conduce to/towards
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
misgivings - doubts
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments