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requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
rejuvenate - make young again
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow