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::: denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
::: flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
::: parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
::: susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
::: archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
::: suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
::: beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
::: auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
::: canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
::: quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself