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forgo - (forego) give up; do without
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
vie - contend; compete
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
droll - queer and amusing
loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
prong - pointed projecting part
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat