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awful - terrible; very bad
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
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
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
divulge - reveal
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
orator - public speaker
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.