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careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
assiduous - diligent
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
compensatory - making up for; repaying
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
imminent - impending; near at hand