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waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
recline - lie down
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
celestial - heavenly