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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
::: scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
::: dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
::: forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
::: beeline - direct quick route
::: perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
::: pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
::: pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
::: irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
::: pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage