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Word: dissension

Definition: disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group


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::: commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
::: galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
::: enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
::: laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
::: parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
::: ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
::: arboreal - of or living in trees
::: partition - divide into parts
::: myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand