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divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
comatose - in a coma; extremely sleepy
trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings