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::: derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
::: surmount - overcome
::: partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
::: genesis - beginning; origin
::: construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
::: convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
::: polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
::: volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
::: execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
::: confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)