1. accolade - Any award, honor, or laudatory notice.
2. acerbity - Sourness, with roughness or astringency taste.
3. attrition - A wearing down of weakening of resistance; a reduction or decrease in numbers.
4. bromide - A person who is platitudinous or boring.
5. chauvinist - A person who is aggressively blindly patriotic, especially one devoted to military glory.
6. chronic - Constant; continuing a long time or recurring frequently.
7. expound - To set forth or state on detail.
8. factionalism - Of a faction or factions; self-interested, partisan.
9. immaculate - Free from moral blemish or impurity; undefiled.
10. imprecation - The act of impacting, cursing.
11. ineluctable - Impalpable of being evaded; inescapable.
12. mercurial - Changeable' volatile; fickle; flighty; erratic.
13. palliate - To relieve or lesson without curing ; mitigate; alleviate.
14. protocol - The customs of regulations dealing with diplomatic, formality, precedence, and etiquette.
15. resplendent - To shine brightly.
16. stigmatize - To set some mark of disgrace or infamy upon.
17. sub rosa - Confidentially; secretly; privately.
19. vainglory - Excessive elation or pride over one's own achievements; specialties; etc
20. vestige - To mark, trace, visible evidence or remainder or some condition, practice; etc.
21.volition - The act of willing, choosing, or resolving; exercise of willing.