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::: adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
::: intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
::: revelry - boisterous merrymaking; V. revel: engage boisterous festivities; enjoy greatly; N: boisterous festivity or celebration
::: strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
::: retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
::: cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
::: exiguous - small in amount; minute
::: repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
::: effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
::: summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)