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militant - combative; bellicose; N.
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
emasculate - weaken; castrate
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
beneficent - kindly; doing good