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solemnity - seriousness; gravity
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
hoary - white with age
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
indite - write; compose
mauve - pale purple
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration