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::: gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
::: mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
::: catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
::: diadem - crown
::: alcove - nook; recess
::: prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
::: stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
::: tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
::: repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
::: sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern