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alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
agenda - items of business at a meeting
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need