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commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
longevity - long life; long duration
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
invincible - unconquerable
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision