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cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
rapport - close relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
consternation - great shock; dismay
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another