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discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
transpose - reverse the order or position of
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate