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::: apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
::: surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
::: draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
::: felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
::: attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
::: germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
::: collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
::: subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
::: barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
::: resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.