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::: petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
::: mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
::: tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
::: agitate - stir up; disturb
::: contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
::: polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
::: prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
::: clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
::: arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
::: orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting