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check - stop motion; curb or restrain
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
wastrel - waster; profligate
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement