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superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.