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microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)