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advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
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.
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
hazardous - dangerous
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism