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::: concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
::: insurrection - rebellion; uprising
::: codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
::: dissonance - discord
::: metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
::: smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
::: vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
::: lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
::: defalcate - embezzle