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genesis - beginning; origin
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
overthrow - topple; N.
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
surmise - guess; N.
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance