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descry - catch sight of (something distant)
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
resolution - determination; resoluteness; ADJ. resolute: firm or determined in purpose