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genre - particular variety of art or literature
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
florescence - condition or period of flowering
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
monochrome - painting in only one color; ADJ.
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism