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pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
adversary - opponent; enemy
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy