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Abstruse
difficult to comprehend
Acumen
sharpness of mind
Adroit
skilful
Anachronistic
out of normal time range
Arcane
obscure; known only to few people
Autonomy
self-government
Belittlers
people who criticize/disparage
Byzantine
excessive; decadent
Consecration
dedication
Corollary
consequence; inference
Curtail
cut short
Debunkers
people who expose/throw out old ideas
Devious
cunning
Didactic
intending to preach or teach
Effacement
wiping out; (self-effacement (Not drawing attention to oneself) = excessive modesty)
Egotistical
selfish
Embodiment
living example of something. A personification of something
Epitome
essence; typical example or symbol of
Esoteric
obscure. Of or relating to that which is known by a restricted number of people.
Extrapolated
predicted on the basis of existing data; extended
Foster
encourage
Inane
silly
Incoherence
lack of clarity
Inconspicuous
not easily seen
Indiscriminate
without thought; random; careless
Ingenuous
naïve
Insolence
lack of respect; rudeness
Insurrectionists
rebels
Intemperance
lack of control or moderation especially in appetite.Excessive use of alcoholic beverages.
Irreverence
lack of respect
Jeopardize
put at risk
Lackadaisical
lazy; careless; lax
Lucid
clear
Magnanimity
generosity (of spirit)
Multifarious
having many aspects
Nefarious
infamous
Onerous
burdensome
Opportunism
grabbing opportunities; seeking unprincipled
advantage
Ornate
highly decorated
Precursor
forerunner, One that precedes and indicates, suggests, or announces someone or something to come
Proponents
supporters
Resolute
firm of purpose
Sanctity
holiness
Seditious
causing division or rebellion
Slipshod
careless; untidy
Solicitousness
expressing care/concern
Sophistry
Not straightforward logic
Substantiate
give supporting evidence
Subversive
intending to overthrow
Sustain
support
Tenacious
holding firmly to idea or purpose
Volatile
1. evaporates easily, 2. easily angered; emotional