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overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
itinerary - plan of a trip; record of a trip
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
Occident - the West
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge