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seismic - pertaining to earthquakes
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer