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virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
collusion - conspiring in a fraudulent scheme to cheat or deceive others; V. collude
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn