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causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
seasoned - experienced
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
wary - very cautious; watchful
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.