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impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
absolve - pardon (an offense)
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute