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ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
ovation - enthusiastic applause
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests