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concord - harmony; accord
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
indigence - poverty
commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)