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hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
minatory - menacing; threatening
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
humdrum - dull; monotonous
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated