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repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization