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maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
monarchy - government under a single ruler
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
seine - seine net; net for catching fish