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rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
illicit - illegal
sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
pundit - authority on a subject; expert; learned person
trickster - person who cheats people
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious