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superimpose - place over something else
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book