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exonerate - acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
noncommittal - neutral; refusing commitment to a particular opinion; unpledged; undecided
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
concave - hollow; curved inwards; OP. convex