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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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::: incorrigible - uncorrectable
::: concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
::: cohesion - tendency to keep together
::: waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
::: rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
::: espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience