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Doyen = senior member of the group. Albeit = even though. Antagonistic = Indicating opposition or resistance.

Watershed = a historical even bring a unique change. Fallacies = A misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning Penchant = strong liking Sway = move back or swing, win approval Excerpt = passage selected form the larger work Contriving = Make or work out a plan for; devise; come up with Juxtapose = Place side by side. Pejorative = expressing disapproval. Evoke = Make appear or occur. Horde = group; mass. Estranged = caused to be unloved. Penultimate = next to the last. Gamut = a complete extent or range. Pragmatic = realist; practical; believes in success or failure. Polemic = of or involving dispute or controversy; controversy over a belief. Hark = Listen; used mostly in the imperative. Bifurcation = the place where something divides into two branches. Embraces = A close affectionate and protective acceptance. Adamant = Impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason. Intricate = having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate

Fetishism = Sexual arousal or gratification resulting from handling a fetish (or a specific part of the body other than the sexual organs); A belief in the magical power of fetishes (or the worship of a fetish) Colloquial = Characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation. Epistemology = the philosophical theory of knowledge. Incessant = Continuing forever, or for an indefinitely long time. Naivet = Lack of sophistication or worldliness. Overhaul = renovation and repairs. Ingenuity = the power of creative imagination. Tinkered = Do random, unplanned work, activities or spend time idly. Sacrosanct = Must be kept sacred. Prestidigitation = Manual dexterity in the execution of tricks. Aptly = with competence; in a competent capable manner Ardent = Characterized by strong enthusiasm, Characterized by intense emotion. As of late = in the recent past. Ubiquitous = Being present everywhere at once. Holocaust = the act of mass destruction and loss of life. Ascendant = the most powerful and influential. Disparate = fundamentally dissimilar. Nuance = A subtle difference in meaning, opinion or attitude. Indelible = cannot be removed or erased. Casuistic = Argumentation that is specious or excessively subtle and intended to be misleading; Moral philosophy based on the application of general ethical principles to resolve moral dilemmas Iterative = A single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated.

Tandem = one after another. Mundane = usual, ordinary, routine. Kinship = a close connection. Voluptuous: strong sexual appeal. Conceit: over exaggerating false pride. Irreconcilable: irreversible to rational. Gulp: To swallow hurriedly, greedily or in one draught Outrageous: bit indecent Ominous: Indicating evil intent or suggesting tragic developments, Presaging ill fortune Whacking: enormous Ecstasy: A state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion Sterile: impotent Affectation: A deliberate pretence or exaggerated display A government order barring trade Allegory: 1. A short moral story (often with animal characters), 2. A visible symbol representing an abstract idea 3. An expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances; an extended metaphor Emblematic: Serving as an illustration or design. Reverence - A feeling of profound respect for someone or something. (n) Regard with feelings of respect. (v) Hiatus - An interruption in the intensity or amount of something. A missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript)

Doltish unintelligent, stupid. Intrepid immune to fear, intimidation discouragement. Riant happy, mirth, merriment. Idiosyncratic - Peculiar to the individual. Blarney flattery. Aesthetically in a tasteful manner. Spiflicated demolished, destructed. Nebulous - Lacking definite form or limits. Strides - The distance covered by a step. Unwary not alert of danger. Maneuvers a plan for attaining particular goal, military exercise. Axiom saying widely accepted for its merits. Peremptory offensively self assured, refusal, putting an end to all debate. Also used for high n mighty and bossy. Lament expressing grief Cynics- fault finders Ardent - Characterized by intense emotion, Characterized by strong enthusiasm. Vouched guaranteed. Desist choose not to consume Nipped press tightly between the fingers. Ostensible Apparent. Exoneration relieved from the obligation. Renege not fulfilling the promise. Scions - descendents.

Raptly strained attentions, intent attention. Rudiments - The remains of a body part that was functional at an earlier stage of life, The elementary stages of any subject, A statement of fundamental facts or principles. Ponder - Think deeply about a subject or question over a period of time. Lure - Provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion. Myriad - Too numerous to be counted. Quarry - A person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence, excavation. Conspectus - An overall summary.
Plethora extreme excess. Vociferous - Conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry Profusion the quality of being in abundance. Instiable incapable of being satisfied.

Vendetta feud, bitter quarrel with assault.