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mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay