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Anthropomorphic

-- adjective

1) ascribing human form or attributes to a being or thing not human, especially to a deity: an anthropomorphic carving.

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Inflect

-- verb

1) to bend or turn from a direct line or course.

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Arable

-- adjective

1) suitable for farming: arable land; arable soil.

4

Calcify

-- verb

1) to make or become rigid or intransigent, as in a political position.

5

agita (aj-i-ta)

-- noun

1) agitation; anxiety.

6

Troika

-- noun

1) any group of three persons/nations/etc., acting in unison to exert influence.

7

Precinct

-- noun

1) a district, as of a city, marked out for governmental or administrative purposes, or for police protection.

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Replicable

-- adjective

1) capable of replication: The scientific experiment must be replicable in all details to be considered valid.

9

Forebears

-- noun

1) ancestors or forefathers.

10

Husbandry

-- noun

1) the management of domestic affairs or of resources generally.

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Luminiferous

-- adjective

1) producing light: the luminiferous properties of a gas.

12

Allegory

-- noun

1) a symbolical narrative: the allegory of Piers Plowman.

13

Cavalcade

-- noun

1) any noteworthy series, as of events or activities.

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Incarnate

-- adjective

1) embodied in flesh, especially a human, form: a devil incarnate.

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Evidently

-- adverb

1) obviously; apparently.

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Definitive

-- adjective

1) most reliable or complete, as of a text, author, criticism, study, or the like: the definitive biography of Andrew Jackson.

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Rueful

-- adjective

1) causing/feeling/expressing sorrow or pity: the rueful look on her face.

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Behest

-- noun

1) a command or directive.

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Departure

-- noun

1) divergence or deviation from a standard: a departure from accepted teaching methods.

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Provision

-- noun

1) the action of providing or supplying something for use: new contracts for the provision of services.

2) a clause in a legal instrument/law/etc. stipulating a particular matter.

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