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convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
chasm - abyss; very deep crack
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status