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epoch - period of time
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession
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
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change