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overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light