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::: coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence
::: rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
::: shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
::: parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
::: narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
::: opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
::: backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
::: pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
::: extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
::: tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon