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adept
skillful, very good at something
antiquated
1. old-fashioned, outdated 2. unsuitable for modern society; archaic
dissension
disagreement (esp. strong)
archaic
old-fashioned, outdated, belonging to ancient period; antiquated
duplicity
n. deceitfulness, two-facedness
apotheosis
1. highest point in the development of something; culmination, climax 2. elevation of someone to divine status 3. ideal example; epitome
archipelago
n. group of islands
fervid
1. extremely passionate 2. hot, burning; fervent
derelict
adj. abandoned; discarded; dilapidated
heterogeneous
consisting of parts or things that are very different from each other
coerce
compel by force
diminutive
unusually small; lilliputian
dour
adj. stern, joyless
conduit
n. channel
commensurate
corresponding in size, amount or degree; proportionate
bombastic
over-the-top, stagy, pompous or using inflated language
harbinger
1. herald or sign of the future 2. forerunner
bastion
1. fortified structure 2. person or group that holds strongly to certain principles
abstemious
self-denying, sparing in consumption of food and drink, ascetic
adhere
v. stick to
allegory
n. story in which characters stand for ideas or moral qualities
accessible
adj. easily accessed
amorous
adj. inclined toward or displaying love
confidant
n. one who can be confided in
gratuitous
1.unearned 2. unnecessary or unjustified 3. (law) tacit (agreement), made or given without anything in return
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