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invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
unmitigated - (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
converse - opposite; ADJ.
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail