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recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters