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mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
referendum - direct vote by all the people
reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
gaffe - social blunder