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address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
simplistic - oversimplified
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability