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skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
egotistical - egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited
illicit - illegal
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
bode - foreshadow; portend
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.