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ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
wanderlust - strong longing to travel
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel