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clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)
onus - burden; responsibility
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
melee - fight
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
ordinance - decree; authoritative order