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embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
gainsay - deny
leonine - like a lion
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
monochrome - painting in only one color; ADJ.
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla