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coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
jibe - agree; be in harmony with; gibe
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
culprit - one guilty of a crime
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety