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problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
collusion - conspiring in a fraudulent scheme to cheat or deceive others; V. collude
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.