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furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
accord - agreement
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
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