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::: residue - remainder; balance
::: cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
::: matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
::: espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
::: precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
::: catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
::: negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
::: turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
::: vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
::: blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart