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syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
defection - desertion
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
refulgent - effulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
sentinel - sentry; lookout
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract