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waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
citadel - fortress
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper