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feature - distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
chasm - abyss; very deep crack
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous