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plait - 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
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
surmise - guess; N.
execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery