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::: splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
::: chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
::: contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
::: shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
::: pretext - excuse
::: volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
::: definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
::: swindler - cheater
::: listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
::: dissolution - disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life