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monograph - scholarly article
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
enact - make (a bill) into law
pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy