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multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman