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latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
brochure - pamphlet
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate