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idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
labyrinth - maze
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad