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varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
cubicle - small chamber used for sleeping or work
intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
irreproachable - beyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God