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illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
seismic - pertaining to earthquakes
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line