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marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
predilection - preference; partiality
collusion - conspiring in a fraudulent scheme to cheat or deceive others; V. collude
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over