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::: practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
::: incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
::: firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
::: agenda - items of business at a meeting
::: expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
::: euphony - sweet sound; ADJ. euphonious
::: censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
::: subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate