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stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
unimpeachable - that cannot be impeached; beyond doubt or question; blameless and exemplary