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prefatory - introductory; of a preface
convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
prank - mischievous trick
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
blunder - error; stupid mistake
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument