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compute - reckon; calculate
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
latitude - freedom from narrow limitations
disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism