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::: novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
::: dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
::: impecunious - without money
::: blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
::: privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
::: inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
::: intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
::: assent - agree; accept; N. assessment
::: opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
::: implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy