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Plethora

Plethora Noun A very large amount of something, especially a larger amount than you need, want, or can deal with. Usage: The plethora of regulations is both contradictory and confusing. Origin 1535-45; < New Latin < Greek plēthṓra fullness

Youthquake

Youthquake

Youthquake Noun A significant culture, political, or social exchange arising from the actions or influence of young people Usage: Marion’s rebelliousness may no longer be connected to a youthquake, ...

Complicit

Complicit

Complicit Adjective Choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act, especially with others; having complicity. Usage: At the age of sixteen these bad guys chase you, often under the amused and complicit watch of policemen. Origin 1650-60; < Late Latin complic-, stem of complex complice + -ity