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digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds