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sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
defection - desertion
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
simulate - feign; imitate
bicker - quarrel
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion