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devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair