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Noun
An obstacle, delay, or disadvantage
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“The failure has turned the summit into a significant setback rather than a step toward an accord.”
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The act of retarding or delaying
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An unstable time or period, usually marked by intense difficulty or danger
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A deterioration in someone's state of health after a temporary improvement
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The act or an instance of dissuading
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An amount that has to be paid or spent to buy or obtain something
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A punishment or assault in which the victim is hit repeatedly
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The state of being vanquished
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Series of trials
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