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misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
Elysium - place or condition of bliss
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world