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obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
collage - work of art put together from fragments
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce