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outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented