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libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
outgoing - sociable; eager to mix socially with others
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
disparity - difference; condition of inequality; OP. parity
heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern