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abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
mishap - unfortunate accident
vivacious - lively or animated; sprightly
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics