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polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
irascible - irritable; easily angered
politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
mischance - ill luck
earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate