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::: insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
::: drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
::: acknowledge - recognize; admit
::: wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
::: earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
::: expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
::: counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
::: wastrel - waster; profligate