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::: fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
::: jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
::: physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
::: pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
::: graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
::: brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
::: eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
::: 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
::: aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
::: decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films