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leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
dauntless - bold; fearless
rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic