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prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
monochromatic - having only one color
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)