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faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
abbreviate - shorten
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.