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divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
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
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
tipple - drink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink