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infringe
to trespass; to violate
modest
limited in amount, extent, etc.
litany
a long, repetitive recitation
terse
without unnecessary words; succinct
caucus
a political meeting, often private, to decide on matters of policy or select candidates
claustrophobia
fear of confined spaces
convey
to carry or transmit; to communicate
impoverished
without money; deprived of natural resources
filial
like or relating to a daughter or son
accord
agreement
reprehensible
deserving to be severely criticized
ostensible
outwardly appearing as much
ample
enough, or more than enough; plentiful
impede
to obstruct
fathom
to measure the depth of; to understand
endow
to provide with material goods, talents, or qualities
remnant
a small amount left over after the rest has been used; a surviving trace
venerable
worthy of honor and respect by reason of dignity, age, etc.
rhapsody
a state of great happiness; such a state expressed in speech or writing
gauge
an instrument for measuring or testing; to measure
reluctant
unwilling; disinclined
consensus
a position reached by a group as a whole or by majority will; general agreement
transpose
to change the relative position or order of
prodigious
wonderful; amazing; very big
extricate
to remove from an entanglement or difficulty
comprehensive
complete; covering broadly and all-inclusively
lament
to grieve; to regret deeply; a mournful song
symposium
a meeting to discuss a topic, esp. where the participants form the audience and make presentations
deflect
to bend or turn away
downtrodden
badly and unfairly treated; oppressed
solicitous
showing anxious concern
repel
to drive or force back; to drive off
ardor
passionate intensity of feeling
promulgate
to make known by official announcement
contradict
to assert the opposite of
celibate
abstaining from sexual activity
ominous
threatening harm; showing evil
ponder
to think over with great care
incoherent
not sticking together; not logically connected
celestial
relating to the heavens
diverge
to depart from a set course or opinion
empathy
ability to understand and identify with another's feelings and emotions
surly
sullen and rude
paternal
relating to or characteristic of a father
indefatigable
tireless; unceasing
vantage
a position that gives a wide view
advocate
to speak in support of something
diffident
lacking self-confidence; timid; shy
premonition
a sense of a future event; a warning in advance
venturesome
adventurous, risky, daring