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defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
exiguous - small in amount; minute
paucity - scarcity; dearth
subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
pious - devout; religious; N. piety
soluble - able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved