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::: laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
::: subaltern - subordinate
::: tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
::: mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
::: latitude - freedom from narrow limitations
::: incipient - beginning; in an early stage
::: prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
::: sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
::: germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
::: intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy