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pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
asunder - into parts; apart; V. sunder
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)