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dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
transpose - reverse the order or position of
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
gullible - easily deceived
reparable - capable of being repaired
intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product