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juggernaut
an overwhelming and irresistible force or movement
trek
to make a slow or difficult journey
jubilee
a season or occasion of joyful celebration
saga
a prose narrative; a long, detailed report
berserk
destructively violent; derangedbersk
shibboleth
a slogan or often-repeated word or phrase; a language usage that distinguishes the members of one group from another
kowtow
to show respect or submission; an act or gesture of exaggerated respect or obedience
nabob
a person of great wealth and prominence
mecca
a place regarded as the center of an activity or interest
maelstrom
a whirlpool of extraordinary size or violence; a situation resembling a whirlpool in the turbulance of feelings, ideas, or conditions
unison
the act of speaking or singing the same words simultaneously by two or more people; agreement
amalgamate
to combine, unite, or consolidate
diverge
to go or extend in different directions from a common point; to differ in opinion
synergy
the combined action of two or more agents or organisms to achieve an effect greater than that produced by each acting individually
adjunct
something attached to another thing in a dependent or auxiliary capacity
periphery
the outermost region within a precise boundary; the region immediately beyond a precise boundary
parity
equality, as in amount, status, or value
transcend
to pass beyond or rise above; surpass or exceed
contiguous
sharing a boundary or edge; adjacent
diffuse
widely spread or scattered; wordy; to pour out and cause to spread freely
covert
concealed; hidden; sheltered
limpid
characterized by transparent clearness; easily intelligible
fathom
to get to the bottom of and understand; determine the depth of
adumberate
to give a sketchy outline of; disclose partially; foreshadow
translucent
transmitting light but casuing sufficient diffusion to make impossible the perception of distinct images
impervious
incapable of being penetrated; incapable of being affected
manifest
clearly apparant to the sight or understanding of; to show or demonstrate plainly
arcane
known or understood only by a few; esoteric
nebulous
lacking definite form or limits; cloudy or hazy
educe
to draw or bring out; assume or work out from given facts