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unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
breadth - width; extent
cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
propensity - natural inclination
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity