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interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation