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reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
gist - essence; main point; substance
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
accessible - easy to approach; obtainable
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful