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referendum - direct vote by all the people
incidental - not essential; minor; N: something incidental
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy