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residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
flux - flowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
fiend - evil spirit; devil
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)