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falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
accelerate - move faster
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
surpass - exceed
remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
malodorous - foul-smelling