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plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
supple - flexible; limber; pliant
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)