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pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
judicious - sound on judgment; wise