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discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
florescence - condition or period of flowering
alleviate - relieve (pain)
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
forgo - (forego) give up; do without