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impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber