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Word: plait

Definition: braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail


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::: sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
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::: rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
::: partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
::: aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
::: longevity - long life; long duration
::: benediction - blessing
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
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::: grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)