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iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
foresight - ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat