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  1. compatriot
    a person from your own country
  2. egalitarian
    favoring social equality
  3. ethos
    (anthropology) the distinctive spirit of a culture or an era
  4. quarry
    animal hunted or caught for food
  5. array
    an impressive display
  6. meritocracy
    a form of social system in which power goes to those with superior intellects
  7. virtuoso
    someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
  8. menial
    used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
  9. parentage
    the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
  10. patronage
    the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers
  11. algorithm
    a precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some problem
  12. innate
    present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development
  13. gawky
    lacking grace in movement or posture
  14. tedious
    so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
  15. acoustics
    the study of the physical properties of sound
  16. hindrance
    any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
  17. mitigation
    the action of lessening in severity or intensity
  18. giddily
    in a giddy light-headed manner
  19. subversive
    in opposition to a civil authority or government
  20. libidinous
    driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires
  21. estranged
    caused to be unloved
  22. inquisitive
    inquiring or appearing to inquire
  23. repugnant
    offensive to the mind
  24. plight
    a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one
  25. imperil
    pose a threat to; present a danger to
  26. rummage
    search haphazardly
  27. cohort
    a band of warriors (originally a unit of a Roman Legion)
  28. undeniably
    to an undeniable degree or in an undeniable manner
  29. paradigm
    a standard or typical example
  30. drudgery
    hard monotonous routine work
  31. tenant
    someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else
  32. brevity
    the attribute of being brief or fleeting
  33. idiocy
    extreme mental retardation
  34. meteoric
    pertaining to or consisting of meteors or meteoroids
  35. primeval
    having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state
  36. enmeshed
    caught as if in a mesh
  37. lattice
    an arrangement of points or particles or objects in a regular periodic pattern in 2 or 3 dimensions
  38. subpoena
    a writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding; disobedience may be punishable as a contempt of court
  39. indictment
    an accusation of wrongdoing
  40. addendum
    textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end
  41. audit
    examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
  42. cajole
    influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
  43. utterance
    the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
  44. linguist
    a specialist in linguistics
  45. anomaly
    deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule
  46. mitigate
    lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
  47. collegiate
    of or resembling or typical of a college or college students
  48. unambiguously
    in an unambiguous manner
  49. subtlety
    the quality of being difficult to detect or analyze
  50. verdant
    characterized by abundance of verdure
  51. jowl
    a fullness and looseness of the flesh of the lower cheek and jaw (characteristic of aging)
  52. diligent
    quietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness
  53. threshing
    the separation of grain or seeds from the husks and straw
  54. practitioner
    someone who practices a learned profession
  55. borough
    an English town that forms the constituency of a member of parliament
  56. motley
    consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
  57. pernicious
    exceedingly harmful