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inculcate

inculcate
Definition
verb
: to teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions.

bellwether

bellwether
Definition
noun
: one that takes the lead or initiative : leader; also : an indicator of trends.

obtain

obtain
Definition
verb
1. to gain or attain usually by planned action or effort;
2. to be generally recognized or established : prevail.

youthquake

youthquake
Definition
noun
: a shift in cultural norms influenced by the values, tastes, and mores of young people.

clandestine

clandestine
Definition
adjective
: marked by, held in, or conducted with secrecy : surreptitious.
noblesse oblige
Definition
noun
: the obligation of honorable, generous, and responsible behavior associated with high rank or birth.

frugal

frugal
Definition
adjective
: characterized by or reflecting economy in the use of resources.

swan song

swan song
Definition
noun
1. a song of great sweetness said to be sung by a dying swan;
2. a farewell appearance or final act or pronouncement.

adulate

adulate
Definition
verb
: to flatter or admire excessively or slavishly.

stalwart

stalwart
Definition
adjective
: marked by outstanding strength and vigor of body, mind, or spirit.