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::: underlying - lying below; fundamental
::: effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
::: homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
::: rampart - defensive mound of earth
::: alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
::: hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
::: kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
::: conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
::: leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
::: sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor