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formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
beneficent - kindly; doing good
hackneyed - commonplace; trite
discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.