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cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
dearth - scarcity
flotsam - drifting wreckage
altercation - noisy quarrel
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
claustrophobia - fear of being locked in