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aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
mingle - mix together in close association
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature