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::: constituency - voters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
::: compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
::: synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
::: permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
::: optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
::: ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
::: nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
::: maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
::: significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
::: epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short