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conversant - familiar with; having knowledge of
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
dissent - disagree
fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
caricature - distortion; burlesque
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
rightful - legally correct; Ex. rightful owner
filing - particle removed by a file
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning