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continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state