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concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
demeanor - behavior; bearing
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid