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deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
aberrant - abnormal or deviant
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
acetic - vinegary
languish - lose animation or strength