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bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
adage - wise saying; proverb
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
hackneyed - commonplace; trite