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brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
shrewd - clever; astute
institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
sonorous - resonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound