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::: hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
::: assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
::: polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
::: kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
::: treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
::: demolition - destruction; V. demolish
::: compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
::: crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
::: dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
::: erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable