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rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
recapitulate - summarize
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
deluge - flood; rush; V.
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly