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mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
Elysium - place or condition of bliss