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anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
incompatible - inharmonious; N. incompatibility
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
celestial - heavenly
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency