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1. Brazenly
• In a bold and shameless way.
Usage: They are brazenly defying the law.

2. Ostensible
• Stated or appearing to be true, but not necessarily so.
Usage: Your ostensible reason for visiting every bakery in town is that you’re looking for a part-time job — but I think you really just want to eat cupcakes.

3. Naturalization (or Naturalisation)
• Naturalization is the legal act or process by which a non-citizen of a country may acquire citizenship or nationality of that country. It may be done automatically by a statute, i.e., without any effort on the part of the individual, or it may involve an application or a motion and approval by legal authorities.
Usage: Any person born in the Republic of Ireland after 1949 and resident in Northern Ireland must first obtain naturalisation before being granted a UK passport.

4. Political Expediency
• Politically expedient means something you do to advance yourself politically.
Expedient when you want to hint that a particular solution or strategy has certain benefits and advantages but is not completely fair.
Usage: The governor vetoed this bill out of political expediency rather than principle.

5. Dickensian
• Of or reminiscent of the novels of Charles Dickens, especially in suggesting the poor social conditions or comically repulsive characters that they portray.
Usage: The aroma, the warmth in the hand, the nutty flavor all conjure one of the more cuddly images of a Dickensian world.

6. Rezoning
• The action or process of assigning land or property to a different category of restrictions on use and development.
Usage: This rezoning proposes allow the development of offices along with distribution, storage, buildings for bulk storage and office warehousing or flex space.

7. Copious
• a) Profuse in speech or ideas.
Usage: I had been a little too copious in talking of my country.
• b) Abundant in supply or quantity.
Usage: She took copious notes.

8. Untenable
• Especially of a position or view not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection.
Usage: If your disagreement with your teacher puts you in an untenable position, you better just admit you made a mistake and get on with it.

9. Elongate
• Make something longer, especially unusually so in relation to its width.
Usage: The trees’ elongated shadows stretched at intervals across the road.

10. Whip
• a) [Noun] A whip is an official of a political party whose task is to ensure party discipline in a legislature. This usually means ensuring that members of the party vote according to the party platform, rather than according to their own individual ideology or the will of their constituents. Whips are the party’s “enforcers”.
Usage: Rebelling against Mr. Johnson would consign them to outer darkness by their party whips, and they would lose any vote anyway.
• b) [Verb] an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping.
Usage: They stared at each other, tension like a whip cracking over and over in the air.
• c) [Verb] To whip something or someone is to strike them with a whip. You can also figuratively whip an opponent or whip someone in shape.
Usage: Wind whipped through the spaces in between the car’s wooden slats, making me shiver.
• c) [Noun] (Whipped cream) a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavoured with fruit.
Usage: Garnish, if desired, with extra whipped cream and finely chopped nuts.
• d) [Noun] (Golf) the flexibility of the shaft of a golf club
Usage: The Orange Whip is perfect for full swing, approach shot, and short game training.

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