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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
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
asteroid - small planet
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
crave - desire; want intensely
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
subaltern - subordinate
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify