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nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility