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dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
consonance - harmony; agreement
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
tepid - lukewarm; slightly warm;