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inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive