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invective - abuse
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work