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recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
repast - meal; feast; banquet
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
quietude - tranquillity; calmness