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forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
brawl - noisy quarrel
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy