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covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief