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demeanor - behavior; bearing
idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer