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::: sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
::: precise - exact
::: quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
::: intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
::: contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
::: wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
::: gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
::: relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
::: stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
::: precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college