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monotheism - belief in one God
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
nugatory - worthless; futile
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
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
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch