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decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
disparity - difference; condition of inequality; OP. parity
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
engaging - charming; attractive
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing