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Novel
[noun] a fictitious prose narrative of book length, typically representing character and action with some degree of realism
Journal
[noun] a daily record of news and events of a personal nature; a diary
Censor
[noun] an official who examines books, films, news, etc. that are about to be published and suppresses any parts that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable, or a threat to security
[verb] examine (a book, film, etc) officially and suppress unacceptable parts of it
Delineate
[verb] describe or portray (something) precisely
Resent
[verb] feel bitterness or indignation at (a circumstance, action, or person)
Sovereign
[noun] a supreme ruler, especially a monarch
[adjective] possessing supreme or ultimate power
Sovereignty
[noun] supreme power or authority
Consensus
[noun] a general agreement
Ballot
[noun] a system of voting secretly and in writing on a particular issue
; (the ballot) the total number of votes cast in such a process
[verb] (of an organization) ask (members) to vote secretly on an issue
Sentiment
[noun] a view or opinion that is held or expressed
Panegyric
[noun] a public speech or published text in praise of someone or something
Insure
[verb] arrange for compensation in the event of damage to or loss of (property), or injury to or the death of (someone), in exchange for regular payments to a company or to the state
Ensure
[verb] make certain that (something) will occur or be the case
Righteous
[adjective] morally right or justifiable
Virtue
[noun] behavior showing high moral standards
by (or in) virtue of
because or as a result of
Eclectic
[adjective] deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources
[noun] a person who derives ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources
Proclaim
[verb] announce officially or publicly
Obscure
[adjective] not discovered or known about; uncertain
Copious
[adjective] abundant in supply or quality
Zeal
[noun] great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective
Pursuit
[noun] the action of pursuing someone or something
Hyperbole
[noun] exaggerated statement or claims not meant to be taken literally
Overly
[adverb] excessively