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tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
scorch - sear; N.
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
habitat - natural home of a plant or animal; CF. habitation
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)