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tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement