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politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
generate - cause; produce; create
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole