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::: intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
::: sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
::: elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
::: ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
::: despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
::: economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
::: fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
::: placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
::: defalcate - embezzle
::: rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote