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rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise