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relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
evenhanded - impartial; fair
statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure