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coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction