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preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
exempt - not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
nourishment - something that nourishes; food
buccaneer - pirate
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
prominent - protruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent