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foison

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foison
DEFINITION
noun
1. archaic : rich harvest;
2. chiefly Scottish : physical energy or strength;
3. plural, obsolete : resources.

divers

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divers
DEFINITION
adjective
: made up of an indefinite number greater than one : various.

insuperable

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insuperable
DEFINITION
adjective
: incapable of being surmounted, overcome, passed over, or solved.

dragon’s teeth

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dragon's teeth
DEFINITION
noun
1. seeds of strife;
2. wedge-shaped concrete antitank barriers laid in multiple rows.

Exact

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exact
DEFINITION
verb
1. to call for forcibly or urgently and obtain;
2. to call for as necessary or desirable.

Svengali

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Svengali
DEFINITION
noun
: a person who manipulates or exerts excessive control over another.

forfend

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forfend
DEFINITION
verb
1a. archaic : forbid;
b. to ward off : prevent;
2. protect, preserve.

trumpery

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trumpery
DEFINITION
noun
1. worthless nonsense;
2. trivial or useless articles : junk.