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intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
lethal - deadly
unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
pliant - flexible; easily influenced
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant