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obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
unique - without an equal; single in kind
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
dissolution - disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder