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supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure