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intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time