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collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
jaunt - trip; short journey
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
awful - terrible; very bad
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance