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prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
discrete - separate; unconnected
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights