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insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
overthrow - topple; N.
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
perturb - disturb greatly
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee