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check - stop motion; curb or restrain
spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
divulge - reveal
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent