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commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence