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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
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension