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decelerate - slow down
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
impeccable - faultless