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elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)
compilation - listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining