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::: sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
::: gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
::: sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
::: palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
::: equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
::: uninhibited - having no inhibitions; free in behavior and feelings
::: unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
::: antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical