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juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
constituent - supporter; voter; member of a constituency; component
accede - agree
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
baroque - highly ornate