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luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
polarity - state of having two opposite qualities
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness