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refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
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
adversary - opponent; enemy
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
solace - comfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble
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
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)