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::: descry - catch sight of (something distant)
::: cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
::: historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
::: relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
::: garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
::: evenhanded - impartial; fair
::: credence - belief
::: blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
::: moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
::: melee - fight