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encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
augment - increase; add to
precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate