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::: oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
::: genre - particular variety of art or literature
::: inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
::: compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
::: rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
::: pundit - authority on a subject; expert; learned person
::: leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
::: gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
::: acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
::: abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)