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sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
cohesion - tendency to keep together
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
spoof - parody