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rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions