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pundit - authority on a subject; expert; learned person
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
expos - \'e public revelation of something discreditable
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous