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exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
effeminate - having womanly traits
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
brocade - rich, figured(patterned) fabric