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firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking