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::: contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
::: intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
::: anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
::: dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
::: penitent - repentant; N.
::: bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
::: constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
::: demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
::: precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
::: clique - small exclusive group of people