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crinkle - wrinkle
heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
paucity - scarcity; dearth
invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas