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referendum - direct vote by all the people
kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
animated - lively; spirited
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers