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terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water