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::: arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
::: ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
::: caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
::: privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
::: pedagogy - teaching; art of education
::: coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
::: chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
::: retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
::: entrance - put under a spell(condition caused by magical power); carry away(fill with strong feeling) with emotion; put into a trance; fill with delight
::: gaffe - social blunder