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emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
precise - exact
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
unerringly - infallibly; ADJ. unerring: making no mistakes