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::: substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
::: syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
::: morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
::: querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
::: alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
::: epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
::: astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
::: disapprobation - disapproval; condemnation
::: estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
::: polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry