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postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
agenda - items of business at a meeting