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arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
invective - abuse
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
artisan - a manually skilled worker
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort