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entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
adversary - opponent; enemy
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting