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invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
abhor - detest; hate
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage