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embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand