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::: defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
::: solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
::: chasm - abyss; very deep crack
::: seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
::: initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
::: array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
::: droll - queer and amusing
::: unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land