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::: plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
::: palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
::: cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
::: retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
::: plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
::: negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
::: incisive - (appreciatively) cutting; sharp; Ex. incisive remarks; V. incise: make a cut into
::: poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
::: intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
::: resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child