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delta - flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured