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::: rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
::: spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
::: defection - desertion
::: dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
::: divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
::: cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
::: demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
::: decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
::: hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
::: panoramic - denoting an unobstructed and comprehensive view; N. panorama: unbroken view of a wide area