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lunar - pertaining to the moon
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
onus - burden; responsibility
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
mischance - ill luck
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous