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::: stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
::: polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
::: ameliorate - improve
::: epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
::: wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
::: sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
::: subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
::: authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
::: implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
::: whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)