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::: sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
::: insightful - discerning; perceptive
::: importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
::: stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
::: postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
::: tenuous - thin; slim; rare
::: malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
::: pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
::: controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
::: puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power