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::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
::: pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
::: rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
::: odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
::: rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
::: charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
::: abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
::: raiment - clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.
::: singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior