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flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
reminiscence - recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
incipient - beginning; in an early stage
valor - bravery; ADJ. valiant: possessing valor; brave
befuddle - confuse thoroughly
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper