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eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
choreography - art of representing dances in written symbols; arrangement of dances
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior