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machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
awful - terrible; very bad
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
surpass - exceed
advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech