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microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
appellation - name; title
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder