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arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
gaudy - flashy; showy
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items