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orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
referendum - direct vote by all the people