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::: celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
::: itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
::: decelerate - slow down
::: ecstasy - rapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy
::: dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
::: nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
::: pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
::: humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
::: woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
::: subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement