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generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
visage - face; appearance
impudence - impertinence; insolence
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
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.