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alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument