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::: scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
::: offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
::: crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
::: uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
::: imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
::: ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
::: virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
::: foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
::: incompatible - inharmonious; N. incompatibility
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties