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relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
patrimony - property inherited from a father
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)