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perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior