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::: muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
::: strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
::: inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
::: schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
::: dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
::: fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
::: evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
::: iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
::: prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
::: dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals