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microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
bountiful - generous; graciously generous; showing bounty
internecine - mutually destructive
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties