Part 1.

conflate
mix together different elements
derisive
expressing contempt or ridicule
dominant
exercising influence or control
fortress
a fortified defensive structure
hoodwink
conceal one's true motives from
indolent
disinclined to work or exertion

 

Part 2.

maritime
relating to ships or navigation
misnomer
an incorrect or unsuitable name
nautical
relating to ships or navigation
nebulous
lacking definite form or limits
sanction
official permission or approval
squander
spend thoughtlessly; throw away

 

Part 3.

adulation
exaggerated flattery or praise
benighted
overtaken by night or darkness
deficient
inadequate in amount or degree
disfigure
mar or spoil the appearance of
disregard
lack of attention and due care
enigmatic
not clear to the understanding

 

Part 4.

indemnity
protection against future loss
microcosm
a miniature model of something
oblivious
lacking conscious awareness of
pecuniary
relating to or involving money
penurious
excessively unwilling to spend
pervasive
spreading or spread throughout

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2020-04-13