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mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
spatial - relating to space
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious