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surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
repast - meal; feast; banquet
mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
biennial - every two years
unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter