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censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
chaffing - bantering; joking
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
analogous - comparable; similar
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
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
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
warranted - justified; authorized