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dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
buffoon - stupid person; clown
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience