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amalgamate
(v) to blend into a coherent single unit
captious
(adj) Extremely critical; likely to find a ault
clandestine
(adj) kept hidden
fetid
(adj) smelly
foray
(n) An initial try
laconic
(adj) of few words
liturgy
(n) Worship ritual
lothario
(n) A sdeucer
mollify
(v) To allay (a person's) anger
- to lessen the impact of
nirvana
(n) a point or state of spiritual perfection
physiognomy
(n) The human face (especially when regarded as a mirror of one's emotional stae
progenitor
(n) An ancestor who can be traced back through the direct line
retinue
(n) A group of companions or followers (of a person of great importance)
schemaic
(adj and n) Having to do with a diagram or scheme
Similitude
(n) Likeness or similarity
subservient
(adj) bending to the will of another
technocracy
(n) government by engineers, technicians or other highly skilled members of society
tenure
(n) the holding of a post or property, especially with regard to status as a permanent employee
unilateral
(ad) undertaken independently, although likely to have implications for others (independent)
upstage
(v) to distract attention from (a person undertaking an act supposedly of primary interests) --> outshine