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alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
imbalance - lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
rotund - (of a person) fat and round
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
annuity - yearly allowance
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding