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rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
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.
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
impartial - not biased; fair; N. impartiality
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses