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::: expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
::: vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
::: respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
::: meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
::: cleft - N: split
::: gaudy - flashy; showy
::: retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
::: beeline - direct quick route
::: coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
::: travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth