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polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
mischance - ill luck
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent