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panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
imbalance - lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
curtail - shorten; reduce
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals