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paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
ensue - follow (as a result)
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for