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iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety