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::: orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
::: cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
::: spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
::: testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
::: cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
::: disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
::: rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
::: jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
::: disparage - belittle
::: shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.