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::: plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
::: ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
::: retort - quick sharp reply; V.
::: derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
::: compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
::: expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
::: diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
::: bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
::: backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
::: consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent