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firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
flotsam - drifting wreckage
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
attenuate - make thin; weaken
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
juggernaut - irresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
inverse - opposite