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defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated