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mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
odorous - having an odor