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::: anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
::: airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
::: arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
::: fundamental - basic; primary; essential
::: quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
::: mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
::: concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
::: marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
::: reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest