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::: rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
::: linguistic - pertaining to language
::: rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
::: metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
::: motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
::: desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
::: embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
::: petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
::: maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
::: alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce