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convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)