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convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
florescence - condition or period of flowering
edifice - building (of imposing size)
incipient - beginning; in an early stage
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose