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protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
vicar - parish priest; representative
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental