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Compunction

Feeling of deep regret usually for some misdeed.

Eg. He felt the compunction to apologise as his fraud was exposed.

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Gadabout

A person who gads about; an idle pleasure seeker.

Eg. Hari is such a gadabout that even his family loathed his visits.

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Zloty

Chief monetary unit of Poland.

Eg. Make sure you are carrying enough Zloty when in Warsaw.

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Lobectomy

The surgical removal of a lobe of an organ such as thyroid, lung, etc.

Eg. A temporal lobectomy carries a high risk of complications including the possibility of death.

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Brindled

Brownish or tawny with streaks of another colour [especially of domestic animals].

Eg. The brindled cows were imported from England.