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tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
surmount - overcome
monotony - sameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat