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Treason; the incitement of public disorder or rebellion
Sedition
Someone with a superficial knowledge of the arts
Dilettante
The art of formal speaking or writing; inflated discourse
rhetoric
Stronghold; fortress; forified place
Bastion
Thrifty management of resources; livestock farming
Husbandry
To praise highly; to brag publicly about
Tout
To agree
Concur
To cause to happen abruptly
Precipitate
To swell; to extend a great deal
Distend
To throw someone out of his or her native land; to move away from one's native land; to emigrate
Expatriate
Lacking a sense of right or wrong; without moral feelings
Amoral
At home in many places/situations; sophisticated
Cosmopolitan
Loud; noise
Vociferous
Dependent; possible
Contingent
Impossible to see though-or understand
Opaque
Healthful; remedial; curative
Salutary
Yearning; sadly longing
Wistful
Dying
Moribund
Brilliant; giving off heat or light
Incandescent
Having nothing to do with religion or spiritual concerns
Secular
Something handed down from the past; bequest
Legacy
A rich, powerful, or very successful business person
Magnate
Golden age; prime
Heyday
Sum total; a collection of separate things mixed together
Aggregate
One who deeply distrusts human nature; one who believes humans are motivated only by selfishness
Cynic
To enlighten; to instuct, especially in religious or moral matters
Edify
To help settle differences
Mediate
To set or keep apart
Sequester
To criticize mildly
Reprove
To have insight; to see things clearly; to discriminate; to differentiate
Discern
Very, very, very small; infinitely small
Infinitesimal
Awesome; extremely exalted; lofty; majestic
Sublime
Negative; despairing
Pejorative
Immature; naive; inexperienced
Callow
Capable of living; workable
Viable
Extremely demanding; diffuclt; requiring great skill or care
Exacting
Extravagantly wasteful and, usually, wildly immoral
Profligate
Forgiving; unresentful; noble in spirit; generous
Magnanimous
Haughty; partonizing
Supercilious
Given freely; unjustified; unprovoked; uncalled for
Gratuitous