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::: visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
::: cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
::: invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
::: implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
::: quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
::: hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
::: guileless - without deceit
::: sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance