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caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
clandestine - secret
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
nutritious - providing nourishment
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
remediable - reparable