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reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
engaging - charming; attractive
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief