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disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
bacchanalian - drunken
manacle - restrain; handcuff; N.