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cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
apprise - inform
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)