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Aegis
PROTECTION; PATRONAGE; SPONSORSHIP
apprise
TO INFORM OFF; TO MAKE AWARE
bibilous
of a drunken nature; alcholic
claque
group of people hired to give applause
deracinate
TO UPROOT OR DISLOCATE
eleemosynary
CHARITABLE; BENEFICENT
indigenous
native
lachrymose
MOURNFUL
lexicon
dictionary
melee
VIOLENT FREE FOR ALL; BRAWL
microcasm
group or system viewed to represent a larger demographic
minuscule
tiny, negligable
obfuscate
to confuse; bewilder
paternalism
practice of treating or governing a nation or group in a way a father would his child
polarize
to cause to concentrate around two conflicting or contrasting problems
purview
the range of something; juristiction
sanguine
naturally cheerful looking
solecism
misuse of language
vassal
a subservient peron; servant
verisimilitude
the quality of being probable; realism