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resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
adversary - opponent; enemy
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
capacious - spacious
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder