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Concord(n)

A state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pact, convenant

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Exigency (n, often pl)

Urgency, pressure; urgen demand, pressing need; an emergency

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Flotsam (n)

Floating debris; homeless, impoverished people

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Glean (v)

To gather bit by bit; to gather small quantity of grain left in a field by the reapers

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Grouse (n/v)

A type of game bird; a complaint
To complain, grumble

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Incarcerate (v)

To imprison, confine, jail

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Incumbent (adj/n)

Ovligatory, required
One who holds a specific office at the time spoken of

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Mordant (adj)

Biting or caustic in thought, manner, or style; sharply or bitterly harsh

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Nettle (n/v)

A prickly or stinging plant
To arouse displeasure, impatience or anger; to vex or irritate severely

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Pusillanimous (adj)

Contemptibly cowardly or mean-spirited

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Recumbent (adj)

In a reclining position, lying down, in the posture of one sleeping or resting

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Stratagem (n)

A scheme to outwit or deceive an opponent or to gain an end

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Bastion (n)

A fortified place, stronghold

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Depraved (adj)

Marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral principles

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Fecund (adj)

Fruitful in offspring or vegetation; intellectually productive

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Fiat (n)

An arbitrary order or decree; a command or act of will or consciousness

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Figment (n)

A fabrication of the mind; an arbitrary notion

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Hallow (v)

To set apart as holly or sacred, sanctify, consecrate; to honor greatly, revere

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Idiosyncrasy (n)

A peculiarity that serves to distinguish or identify

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Ignominy (n)

Shame and disgrace

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Overweening (adj)

Conceited, presumptuous; excessive, immoderate

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Reputed (adj/part)

According to reputation or general belief; having widespread acceptance and good reputation
Alleged

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Sumptuous (adj)

Costly, rich, magnificent

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Agnostic (n/adj)

One who believes that nothing can be known about god; a skeptic
Without faith, skeptical

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Complicity (n)

Involvement in wrong doing; the state of being an accomplice

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Derelict (n/adj)

Someone or something that is abandoned or neglected
Left abandoned; neglectful of duty

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Effigy (adj)

A crude image of a despised person

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Equity (n)

The state of quality of being just, fair, or impartial; fair and equal treatment; something that is fair; the money value of a property above and beyond any mortgage or other claim

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Inane (adj)

Silly, empty of meaning or value

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Indubitable (adj)

Certain, not to be doubted or denied