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conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
decelerate - slow down
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate