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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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::: obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
::: usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
::: vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
::: enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
::: paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
::: askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
::: caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
::: tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
::: sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
::: apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue