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tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature