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synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
constituency - voters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
replicate - reproduce; duplicate
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German