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cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
longevity - long life; long duration
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision