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tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
referendum - direct vote by all the people
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for