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kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
portly - stout; corpulent
outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life