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ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
vying - contending; CF. vie
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
imminent - impending; near at hand
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
agog - highly excited; intensely curious
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features