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machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
partition - divide into parts
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
dazzle - make blind with a sudden intense light; amaze; fill with wonder
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse