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abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
exonerate - acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy