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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.
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
demerit - fault; bad quality
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid