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imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste