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impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
simulate - feign; imitate
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)