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::: factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
::: bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
::: pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
::: epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
::: sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
::: litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
::: cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
::: refraction - bending of a ray of light
::: fertile - producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize
::: obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand