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cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
sprightly - lively
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
cascade - small waterfall
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement