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rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
manifesto - public declaration of principles; statement of policy
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
espionage - spying
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
trifling - trivial; unimportant
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass