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opposition
the condition of being against
rarity
something special or uncommon
juxtaposition
placement side by side, or close together
dearth
scarcity or lack off
innovation
creative act
novice
new person to a field or activity
generate
to cause or create
orthodox
adhering to commonly accepted tradition
overture
proposal that indicates rediness
commence
to begin
convoluted
coiled or twisted
cessation
the act or ceasing or stopping
propound
to offer or set forth for consideration
supposition
an assumption
repository
A place for safe storage
ambiguous
two or more possible meanings
deficit
shortage
incipient
in an early stage; just beginning to exist
singular
out of the ordinary; peculiar
proposition
statement or plan suggested for acceptance
deter
to prevent of discourage as by means of doubt or fear
hamper
to prevent the free movement of
scuttle
to run hastily; scurry
embark
to set out on a venture
obstruction
something blocking or getting in the way
conventional
Customary
quaint
charmingly old fashioned
replenish
to make complete again
deficient
Lacking an essential quality
debut
the beginning of a career or other course of action
procrastinate
to put off doing something until a future time
paltry
meager
preclude
to make impossible or unlikely
Comprehensive
Covering completely or broadly
composite
put together from various parts
baffle
to cause uncertainty
convene
to assemble, usually for a public purpose
initiative
ability or instinct to follow through with a plan or task
tactic
method of achieving a goal
broach
to talk or write about for the first time
thwart
to prevent from taking place; block
precedent
action that can be used as an example
subside
to sink to a lower or more normal level
disposition
ones usual mood or temprament
prosaic
ordinary
idiosuncrasy
unusual habit or mannerism
exponent
person who speaks for something; superscript number
prevalent
widespread; generally accepted or practiced
abnoramal
not normal
scant
just short of full measure
impostor
person who assumes a false identity to decieve others
soluble
capable of being solved or explained
dilemma
situation forcing a choice between two alternatives
plethora
superabundance; excess
quandary
state of uncertainty or doubt
exhaustive
testing all possibilities
labyrinth
network of winding passages
intricate
having a complicated structure or pattern
enigma
someone or something hard to figure out
integral
essential for completeness