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waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
broil - cook by direct heat; N.
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)