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waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather