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environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
aspirant - seeker after position or status
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.