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murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
altercation - noisy quarrel