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::: polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
::: vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
::: insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
::: sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
::: civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
::: dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
::: impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
::: adhere - stick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality
::: adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
::: ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display