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defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy