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::: arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
::: pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
::: dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
::: minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
::: invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
::: lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
::: behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
::: sprightly - lively
::: travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
::: sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore