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paucity - scarcity; dearth
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
buccaneer - pirate
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power