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renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
apiculture - bee-keeping
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
declivity - downward slope
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
cogent - convincing
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal