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eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
resonant - (of a sound) echoing; resounding(sounding loudly); deep and full in sound; producing resonance; Ex. resonant voice; N. resonance
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
cubicle - small chamber used for sleeping or work
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.