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matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
disjointed - disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)