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milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
advent - arrival
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
integrate - make whole; combine; make into one unit
authenticate - prove genuine
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.