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Word: propellant

Definition: (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)


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::: sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
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::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
::: pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
::: objective - not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
::: soluble - able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
::: dynamic - energetic; vigorously active