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addiction - compulsive habitual need
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
collage - work of art put together from fragments
blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss