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ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
bucolic - rustic; pastoral
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children