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::: archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
::: incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
::: compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
::: contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
::: pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
::: hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
::: ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
::: distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
::: sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
::: lateral - of or coming from the side