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combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
fallible - liable to err
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
deluge - flood; rush; V.
motto - brief statement used to express a principle
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary