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referendum - direct vote by all the people
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return