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precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ
propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium