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Word: dichotomy

Definition: division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)


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::: facilitate - help bring about; make less difficult
::: prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
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::: peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
::: revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable