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restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
coax - persuade by flattery