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reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
indecision - irresolution; inability to make up one's mind
wary - very cautious; watchful
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
preeminent - outstanding; superior
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity