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climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
linguistic - pertaining to language
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock