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sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
generate - cause; produce; create
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata