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lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof
refraction - bending of a ray of light
polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
cache - hiding place; V.
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power