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Orthodox
conforming to established beliefs, conventional
sanctimonious
pretending to be pious and devout, false piety
Appreciate
to rise in value
Depreciate
to fall in value
Dearth
an inadequate supply, scarcity
Duty
to tax on imports
Renumeration
payment due for service
Belligerent
at war, engaging in hostilities
Coerece
to compel, to use force to achieve one's goal
covenant
a solemn and binding agreement
Demarcation
the settling or making of boundaries or limits
Dissolution
to dissolve, fall apart
Dominion
to have supreme authority over
Mandate
an authoritative command requiring someone to do something
Sedition
to incite resistance against a lawful authority
Olfactory
connected with the sense of smell
Palatable
agreeable to the taste, hence acceptable
Savory
appetizing to the taste or smell
tactile
connected with the sense of touch
unpalatable
not agreeable to the taste, hence unacceptable
unsavory
distasteful, disagreeable
abstruse
difficult to understand, very abstract
aesthetics
the study of beauty