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dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner