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consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
referendum - direct vote by all the people
profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation