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permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
plumage - feathers of a bird;