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::: amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
::: inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
::: dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
::: didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
::: friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
::: enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
::: epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
::: seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter