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arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs