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tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
depict - portray
fissure - crevice; crack
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment