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::: countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
::: influx - flowing into
::: mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
::: filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
::: compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
::: emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
::: piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
::: permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
::: dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
::: effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation