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sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion