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invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
appellation - name; title
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
incinerate - burn to ashes
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
robust - strong; vigorous
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
chicanery - trickery; deception
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement