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cabal
Noun
the plot of a group of persons secretly united to bring about an overturn
cadre
noun
frame, framework; the nucleus or core of a group
canon
noun
a regulation decreed by a church council - Law; the authentic works of an author;
cant
noun
singsong or whining speech
celestial
adj
relating to heaven or divinity, or sky or visible heavens
clew
noun
a ball of thread, yarn or cord
consecrate
verb
to induct into a permanent office with a religious rite
corporeal
adj
having or relating to a physical material body; not spiritual
corpulent
adj
having a large bulky body
cower
verb
to shrink away for shelter
desitute
adj
lacking something needed or desirable; suffering extreme poverty
dexterity
noun
mental skill or quickness; esp in hands
dudgeon
noun
a state of anger; offense
emigrate
verb
to leave one's place and move to live else where
emit
verb
to throw or give off; Eject
forte
noun
one's strong point usage; strongest part of the blade
gape
verb
to open widely, esp mouth
hiatus
noun
the gap or passage between things; an interruption in time or continuity: Break
humble
adj
not proud or haught, not arrogant: Insignificant, unpretentious
hygienic
adj
possessing or promoting hygiene
icon
noun
a pictorial representation: Image, Symbol
ignoble
adj
of low birth or common origin: Plebeian; mean <-thank you, JK as in I am mean to Vicky Fan. =D
innate
adj
existing in, belonging to a person from birth: Inherent, Inborn
inter
verb
to deposit (a dead body)
jape
verb
to make fun of
jargon
noun
confused unintelligible language
jeopardy
noun
exposure to death, loss, or injury: Danger
jocose
adj
characterized by joking: Humorous
junta
noun
a group of person controlling a government esp after a revolutionary seizure of power
keep
noun
prison, jail; one whose job is to keep or tend: Keeper
ken
noun
the range of vision: Sight, View
keynote
noun or adj
the central fact, idea, mood or theme

or Keynote Speaker
labored
adj
produced or perfomred with labor; lacking ease
loge
noun
a small compartment: Booth
lucre
noun
monetary gain: Profit, Money
maim
verb
to mutilate, disfigure, or wound seriously
mundane
adj
charactreized by the practical, transitory, and ordinary: Commonplace
mercenary
noun or adj
one that serves merely for wages
milieu
noun
the phsycial or social setting in which something occurs or develops: Environment
municipal
adj
of the internal affairs of a major political unit; having local self-government
nascent
adj
coming or having recently come into existence
negligent
adj
marked by neglect esp habitually
negligible
adj
so small or unimportant to warrant little or no attention: Trifling
null
adj
having no leagl or binding force: Invalid, Void
ordnance
noun
military supplies: cannon artilary
ovate
adj
shaped like an egg
perforate
verb
to make a hole through
plastic
adj
susceptible of being modified in form or nature: Pliable, Pliant, Ductile, Malleable, Adaptable
pogrom
noun
an organized massacre of helpless people
preclude
verb
to rule out in advance
quail
verb
to give way: Falter, Wither, Decline
queue
noun
waiting line
quittance
noun
discharge from a debt or an obligation
rapt
adj
transported with emotion: Enraptured, Engrossed
sedentary
adj
not migratory: Settled
shanty
noun
small crudely built dwelling shelter
statute
noun
a law enacted by the legislative branch of a government
succor
noun
relief, aid, help
warble
verb
to sing in a trilling manner with many variation: Trill
wont
adj
accustomed, used