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::: compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
::: intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
::: pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
::: warranted - justified; authorized
::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
::: compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
::: reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
::: ordinance - decree; authoritative order
::: omnipresent - universally present; ubiquitous
::: haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)