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sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath