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extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
objective - not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
bestow - confer
gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.