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::: perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
::: prong - pointed projecting part
::: entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
::: precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
::: indubitable - unable to be doubted; which cannot be doubted; unquestionable
::: initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
::: sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
::: proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
::: polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
::: antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist