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promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes