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Acquisition
the act of acquiring or gaining possession
Acrimonious
Bitter and sharp in language or tone;
atypical
Not conforming to type; unusual or irregular.
coerce
To bring about by force or threat
contravene
To act or be counter to; violate
contumely
a humiliating insult.
elocution
A style or manner of speaking, especially in public
emissary
An agent sent on a mission to represent or advance the interests of another.
ineffectual
1.
1. Insufficient to produce a desired effect
inveigh
. complain bitterly
plebiscite
a direct vote of the qualified voters of a state in regard to some important public question.
politic
Crafty; cunning.
prospective
Likely or expected to happen.
repartee
a quick, witty reply.
replete
Filled to satiation; gorged.
Sagacity
the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations
Salient
Projecting or jutting beyond a line or surface; protruding.
Turpitude
a corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice
Venal
Open to bribery
Verify
To affirm formally or under oath.