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impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
tipple - drink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
cadet - student at a military school
cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail