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patois - local or provincial dialect
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking