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desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for