A Separate Peace List 2

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proviso

A clause in a document making a qualification, condition, or restriction

accolade

award of merit; strong praise and approval

austere

of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor

aesthete

one who cultivates an appreciation for the beauty of art and nature

furlough

a leave of absence from duty granted especially to a soldier

incredulous

disbelieving, skeptical

rueful

regretful or sorrowful

urbane

Refined in manner or style- worldly & sophisticated

incarnate

possessing or existing in bodily form

obstinate

stubborn; hardheaded; uncompromising

languid

lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless

precarious

dangerously insecure

bellicose

warlike in manner or temperament; quarrelsome

parry

to ward off, fend off, deflect, evade, avoid; a defensive movement in fencing and other sports

salient

prominent; pointing outward

turbid

muddy, having the sediment stirred up

latent

potentially existing but not presently evident or realized

contretemps

an embarrassing incident

multifarious

having great variety; numerous and diverse

guileful

deceitful; tricky

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