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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
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
incorporate - introduce something into a larger whole; include; embody; give material form to; ADJ.
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done