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tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
asunder - into parts; apart; V. sunder
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
inasmuch_as - since; owing to the fact that
monochromatic - having only one color
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective