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veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
celerity - speed; rapidity
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter