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universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
partition - divide into parts
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference