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retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
nugatory - worthless; futile
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
collaborate - work together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy
bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality