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seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
bucolic - rustic; pastoral
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
Occident - the West
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another