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rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
finite - limited
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
citadel - fortress
referendum - direct vote by all the people
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
collaborate - work together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy
brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation