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retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
throes - violent anguish
compensatory - making up for; repaying
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)