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nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
mammoth - gigantic; enormous
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander