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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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::: adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
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