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arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
gamut - entire range
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
solace - comfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats