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overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
wastrel - waster; profligate
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
reimburse - repay; pay back
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion