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trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
ablution - washing
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
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
perversion - corruption; turning from right to wrong
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs