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gist - essence; main point; substance
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
inherent - firmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
bearing - deportment; connection