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partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation