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 To spend time or hang out with someone, especially at a social event. Hobnob   When you’re invited to a fancy benefit party at a museum, you might get to hobnob with socialites and minor celebrities.   When you hobnob, you mingle or pal around with fancy folks. People who work in book publishing occasionally get to hobnob…

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A group of three people who share power…. triumvirate   In America’s early days, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison were a triumvirate — three men whose leadership helped shape America.   The prefix tri means “three,” so it makes sense that triumvirate refers to a group of three. In this case, the three in question are powerful men who share…

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Being brash or irreverent cheeky   If you’re being cheeky you’re being brash or irreverent. If you’re a cheeky child, you’re probably just being impudent and disrespectful — and you’re probably going to get in trouble.   Cheeky has shades of meaning according to the degree of offense taken, and this may vary between British and American English. At the…