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appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
blithe - (blithesome) gay; joyous
absolve - pardon (an offense)
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
immobility - state of being immovable
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total