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::: volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
::: contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
::: profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
::: plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
::: allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
::: consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
::: supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
::: unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
::: gaudy - flashy; showy
::: cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order