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Bastion

Well fortified area

Protracted

Prolonged

Contemporaneous

Living at same time

Transient

Short-lived

Surreptitious

Secretive

Repudiated

To reject

Lionized

Treated like a celebrity

Capricious

Erratic, mercurial

Supercilious

Haughtily disdainful or contemptuous

Avuncular

Characteristics of an uncle

Vociferous

Outspoken

Inarticulate

Unable to speak clearly

Conventional

Customary

Vivacious

Full of life

Garrulous

Talkative

Empirical

Relying on observations made from experiments

Computation

Calculation

Cosmopolitan

Worldly

Perpetual

Continual, lasting

Verbatim

Word for word; accurately

Dearth

Scarcity

Elucidate

Make clear

Profuse

Abundant

Imperious

Acting superior

Clandestine

Secret, hidden

Schism

Division into factions