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obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
advent - arrival
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
squander - waste; spend foolishly
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
polarity - state of having two opposite qualities
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics