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idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life
deface - mar; disfigure
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument