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coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
preeminent - outstanding; superior
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot