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::: parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
::: contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
::: demolition - destruction; V. demolish
::: congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
::: rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
::: superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
::: grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
::: chasm - abyss; very deep crack
::: sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
::: sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise