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::: nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
::: cistern - reservoir or water tank
::: flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
::: deranged - insane
::: flotsam - drifting wreckage
::: preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
::: indigence - poverty
::: conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
::: cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
::: prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse