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confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
indefatigable - tireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired
indelible - not able to be erased
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
animosity - active enmity
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large