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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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::: transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
::: excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
::: pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
::: layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
::: insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
::: impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
::: vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
::: orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
::: interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
::: cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)