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vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
arboreal - of or living in trees
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
facilitate - help bring about; make less difficult
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics