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::: 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
::: prank - mischievous trick
::: confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
::: amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
::: depredation - plundering; destruction
::: soothsayer - one who foretells the future
::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: deft - neat; skillful
::: unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
::: exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable