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cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
dearth - scarcity
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
indite - write; compose
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age