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ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
pundit - authority on a subject; expert; learned person
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant