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shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction