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leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance