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::: dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
::: imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
::: ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
::: striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
::: garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
::: glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
::: premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
::: nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
::: grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
::: coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties