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dissonance - discord
forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.