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stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
extol - praise very highly; glorify
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
dissolution - disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
foresight - ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest