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lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.