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gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
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
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character