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simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort