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polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
adage - wise saying; proverb
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell