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shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
exhale - breathe out; OP. inhale
sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
indubitable - unable to be doubted; which cannot be doubted; unquestionable
entity - real being
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack