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mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
paramour - illicit lover
profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
regale - entertain
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)