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sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
increment - increase
quicksilver - mercury
analogous - comparable; similar
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes