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accentuate
1. to give emphasis or prominence to.
2. to mark or pronounce with an accent.
ambiguous
1. open to or having several possible meanings or interpretations
2. of doubtful or uncertain nature; difficult to comprehend, distinguish, or classify
felicitous
1. well-suited for the occasion, as an action, manner, or expression; apt; appropriate
2. having a special ability for suitable manner or expression, as a person.
intricacy
1. intricate character or state.
2. an intricate part, action
introspective
1. to practice introspection; consider one's own internal state or feelings.
2. to look into or examine (one's own mind, feelings, etc.)
provocative
1. tending or serving to provoke; inciting, stimulating, irritating, or vexing.
2. something provocative.
rhetorical
1. used for, belonging to, or concerned with mere style or effect.
2. marked by or tending to use bombast.
usurp
1.to seize and hold (a position, office, power, etc.) by force or without legal right
2. to commit forcible or illegal seizure of an office, power, etc.; encroach
vernacular
1. using plain, everyday, ordinary language.
2.(of language) native or indigenous (opposed to literary or learned )
3. the native speech or language of a place
comprehensive
1. of large scope; covering or involving much; inclusive
2. comprehending mentally; having an extensive mental range or grasp.